Goodness, like all fruit of the Spirit, isn’t something we manufacture on our own.
I’ve been going about my merry way, thanking God for the opportunities in front of me, only to realize that he’s been whispering to me “This is good, but I have better for you.”
Things have been so good lately, but this little thought has been sneaking into my mind: When is it all going to go wrong?
While living in the past isn’t healthy, I think that remembering where we’ve come from and what God has brought us through is incredibly important.
I’m thankful that Jesus went first, so all I have to do is respond to his unending love.
Have you ever thought that maybe, just maybe, Jesus wants to go swimming with you?
If these nine characteristics are the fruit of the Spirit, the result of his presence and a natural outpouring of his character, that means you can’t pick and choose which ones you want.